- Alpha-1-Antitrypsin Deficiency
- Chronic Cough
- Lung Nodules
- Pulmonary Alveolar Proteinosis
- Acute Lung Injury
- Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)
- Epithelial Injury and Repair
Programs & Services
- Department of Medicine
- Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine (Adult)
Education & Training
- Stanford University, BS
- Stanford University, MA
- Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, MD
- University of California at San Francisco, Internal Medicine
- University of Colorado Denver, Pulmonary & Critical Care Medicine
Research on repair of the lung epithelium after inflammatory injury in disease states such as acute lung injury and emphysema.
2009: Critical Care Medicine
2007: Pulmonary Medicine
2004: Internal Medicine
Affiliations with the University of Colorado Denver
Assistant Professor, Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care, Deparment of Medicine
American Thoracic Society
Awards & Recognition
Alpha Omega Alpha
Phi Beta Kappa
Neutrophil Transmigration Triggers Repair of the Lung Epithelium via β-catenin Signaling. Zemans RL, Briones N, Campbell M, et. al. Proc Natl Acad Sci. 2011 Aug 31. Epub ahead of print.
Matrix Metalloproteinase 3 Is a Mediator of Pulmonary Fibrosis. Yamashita CM, Dolgonos L, Zemans RL, Young SK, Robertson J, Briones N, Suzuki T, Campbell MN, Gauldie J, Radisky DC, Riches DW, Yu G, Kaminski N, McCulloch CA, Downey GP. Am J Pathol. 2011 Aug 23. [Epub ahead of print]
A novel method for long term bone marrow culture and genetic modification of murine neutrophils via retroviral transduction. Zemans RL, Briones N, Young SK, Malcolm KC, Refaeli Y, Downey GP, Worthen GS.
J Immunol Methods. 2009 Jan 30;340(2):102-15.
Myeloid differentiation protein-2-dependent and -independent neutrophil accumulation during Escherichia coli pneumonia. Cai S, Zemans RL, Young SK, Worthen GS, Jeyaseelan S. Am J Respir Cell Mol Biol. 2009 Jun;40(6):701-9. Epub 2008 Nov 6.
Transepithelial migration of neutrophils: mechanisms and implications for acute lung injury. Zemans RL, Colgan SP, Downey GP. Am J Respir Cell Mol Biol. 2009 May;40(5):519-35. Epub 2008 Oct 31.